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EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

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24/10/2014

European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. The deal was aimed at countering climate change and setting an example for the rest of the world ahead of key international climate negotiations next year. A package agreed by leaders at an EU summit in the early hours ...

European Commission: GaBi energy data has the best quality

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23/10/2014

PE INTERNATIONAL’s GaBi energy datasets are the best quality in an independent review instigated by the European Commission. The review analyses the quality of energy data used in the European Reference Life Cycle Database (ELCD). Aim: Best data for ELCD The aim of the review was to assure that the highest quality energy LCI data are used in the European Reference Life-Cycle Database ...

Become ESOS Lead Assessor with Certification Europe

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23/10/2014

A one-stop course that provides a unique certification to assess organisation towards ESOS requirements in the UK and beyond. A few days after the introduction of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014 (ESOS) in the UK, we can proudly state that delegates who will successfully complete our CEA incorporating ISO 50001 Development and Audit Training Course will ...

New guidance on reducing fire risk at waste sites published

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21/10/2014

CIWM welcomes the new guidance for waste and recycling sites which has been issued today by the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum, to provide site operators with the information and standards they need to reduce fire risk. The guidance entitled 'Reducing fire risk at waste management sites' aims to provide advice and standards for the waste and recycling sector on good practice, ...

New photometer 8000 from palintest

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23/10/2014

The new, upgraded Palintest Photometer 8000 Field Kit has now been launched for use in the drinking water, wastewater, surface water and process water markets. The kit brings together a portable multiparameter photometer and all the required accessories to conveniently and accurately test water in almost any application environment. Equally suitable for use in the lab or in the field, it ...

DOE Gas Hydrate R&D: Shale Gas Déjà Vu?

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23/10/2014

More than 30 years ago, DOE looked into the future and saw the potentially large benefit of developing promising but difficult-to-extract unconventional natural gas resources, particularly those from shale formations. As a result, it began sponsoring research and development (R&D), partnering with industry and academia, and, among other things, invested about $137 million in the Eastern Gas ...

Looking for Construction Waste Management Solutions? Use our free waste review service

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24/10/2014

Responsible for generating 120 million tonnes of waste annually, the construction and demolition contributes to around one third of all waste produced within the UK. In 2010 government statistics suggested that the construction industry was responsible for producing more than 47 million tonnes of waste due to construction and demolition processes. Being a key resource generator, consumer ...

World Water-Tech North America Summit Approaching

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22/10/2014

The second annual World Water-Tech North America Summit, the fifth event in the World Water-Tech series, gathers the key stakeholders from every part of the water value chain. Hosted by Rethink Events and WaterTAP Ontario, the event provides a dynamic meeting place for the growing international water-tech community. World Water-Tech North America will feature utility and industrial leaders from ...

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